The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 521 590 591
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 395 326 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 346 267 258
Average salary £23,000 £24,845 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.42% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,550 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 108 £30,000 +9.09% 8
South East +9 82 £22,000 -2.22% 16
East of England +24 66 £23,500 -6.93% 6
South West +9 52 £21,000 -23.63% 5
North West +10 33 £23,500 +4.44% 10
East Midlands +16 26 £19,500 -11.36% 6
Yorkshire -2 20 £22,000 -18.51% 7
West Midlands -16 6 £22,000 +12.82% 3
North East -10 1 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 458 (65.34%) Windows
2 362 (51.64%) Microsoft
3 316 (45.08%) Active Directory
4 180 (25.68%) MS Office
5 179 (25.53%) VMware
6 163 (23.25%) MS Exchange
7 161 (22.97%) MS Excel
8 158 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 156 (22.25%) Windows 7
10 133 (18.97%) TCP/IP
11 129 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 124 (17.69%) Citrix
13 113 (16.12%) Windows 8
13 113 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 112 (15.98%) ITIL
15 107 (15.26%) DNS
16 97 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 97 (13.84%) SQL
17 96 (13.69%) DHCP
18 91 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
19 88 (12.55%) Blackberry
20 87 (12.41%) Windows XP
21 84 (11.98%) SQL Server
22 82 (11.70%) LAN
23 78 (11.13%) WAN
24 77 (10.98%) Firewall
25 72 (10.27%) SLA
26 69 (9.84%) Apple
27 67 (9.56%) Finance
28 66 (9.42%) VPN

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 163 (23.25%) MS Exchange
2 66 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 47 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (5.14%) Lync
7 19 (2.71%) IIS
8 16 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.43%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.43%) Apache
11 9 (1.28%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.57%) nginx
13 4 (0.57%) Moodle
14 3 (0.43%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.29%) WordPress
15 2 (0.29%) Drupal
15 2 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 180 (25.68%) MS Office
2 161 (22.97%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.29%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.14%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.43%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.14%) Line 500
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.42%) Office 365
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.43%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 133 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 107 (15.26%) DNS
3 96 (13.69%) DHCP
4 82 (11.70%) LAN
5 78 (11.13%) WAN
6 77 (10.98%) Firewall
7 66 (9.42%) VPN
8 44 (6.28%) Wireless
9 39 (5.56%) Internet
10 37 (5.28%) VoIP
11 36 (5.14%) SAN
12 29 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (2.43%) Ethernet
14 16 (2.28%) VLAN
15 14 (2.00%) IP Telephony
15 14 (2.00%) Intranet
15 14 (2.00%) WLAN
16 11 (1.57%) ADSL
17 9 (1.28%) FTP
18 8 (1.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.71%) MySQL
5 8 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.71%) MS Access
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.14%) Crystal Dashboard Design
General
1 67 (9.56%) Finance
2 36 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.71%) Marketing
4 23 (3.28%) Retail
5 22 (3.14%) Banking
6 18 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.14%) Back Office
8 7 (1.00%) Electronics
8 7 (1.00%) Legal
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
9 4 (0.57%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Games
10 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.00%) .NET
2 6 (0.86%) Web Services
2 6 (0.86%) HTML
3 2 (0.29%) XML
3 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.14%) COM
4 1 (0.14%) COM+
4 1 (0.14%) XSL
4 1 (0.14%) MAPI
4 1 (0.14%) Middleware
4 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.55%) Blackberry
2 36 (5.14%) iPad
3 35 (4.99%) iPhone
4 31 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 12 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.28%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.14%) NHS
9 7 (1.00%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.86%) VLE
10 6 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.71%) iSeries
11 5 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.71%) Statistics
11 5 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.71%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.71%) Replication
12 4 (0.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 458 (65.34%) Windows
2 158 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (22.25%) Windows 7
4 129 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (16.12%) Windows 8
6 97 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (12.41%) Windows XP
8 54 (7.70%) Android
9 52 (7.42%) Linux
9 52 (7.42%) Apple iOS
10 51 (7.28%) Mac OS X
11 24 (3.42%) Windows Vista
12 21 (3.00%) UNIX
13 19 (2.71%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.00%) Solaris
15 3 (0.43%) OS/400
15 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.43%) CentOS
16 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (15.98%) ITIL
2 36 (5.14%) Service Delivery
3 22 (3.14%) Time Management
4 19 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (2.28%) Software Deployment
6 15 (2.14%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (1.85%) CRM
8 12 (1.71%) Change Management
9 11 (1.57%) Incident Management
10 10 (1.43%) Software Testing
10 10 (1.43%) System Testing
11 9 (1.28%) Asset Management
11 9 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (1.14%) Service Management
12 8 (1.14%) Investment Management
13 7 (1.00%) Signal Processing
13 7 (1.00%) Problem Management
13 7 (1.00%) Business Analysis
13 7 (1.00%) ITSM
13 7 (1.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 97 (13.84%) SQL
2 11 (1.57%) C
2 11 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.14%) Java
5 6 (0.86%) PHP
6 4 (0.57%) C#
6 4 (0.57%) VB
7 3 (0.43%) VBScript
7 3 (0.43%) Perl
7 3 (0.43%) Ruby
8 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) sed
9 1 (0.14%) C-shell
9 1 (0.14%) C++
9 1 (0.14%) COBOL
9 1 (0.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 91 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (7.13%) MCP
3 40 (5.71%) MCSA
4 38 (5.42%) Degree
5 33 (4.71%) A+ Certification
6 31 (4.42%) MCSE
7 25 (3.57%) CCNA
7 25 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.00%) MCTS
9 12 (1.71%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.57%) HND
11 8 (1.14%) HNC
11 8 (1.14%) PhD
11 8 (1.14%) CCNP
12 7 (1.00%) CCA
12 7 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.86%) MCITP
14 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.27%) SLA
2 6 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 316 (45.08%) Active Directory
2 113 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.85%) XenApp
4 33 (4.71%) vSphere
5 24 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.14%) XenServer
6 8 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (3.85%) SCCM
2 13 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.71%) Casper Suite
4 4 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.29%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) Opsview
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 362 (51.64%) Microsoft
2 179 (25.53%) VMware
3 124 (17.69%) Citrix
4 69 (9.84%) Apple
5 59 (8.42%) Cisco
6 38 (5.42%) HP
7 27 (3.85%) Oracle
8 18 (2.57%) IronPort
9 17 (2.43%) Symantec
10 16 (2.28%) Bloomberg
11 15 (2.14%) Dell
12 13 (1.85%) Avaya
12 13 (1.85%) SimCorp
12 13 (1.85%) Trend Micro
12 13 (1.85%) FactSet
13 11 (1.57%) Veeam
13 11 (1.57%) Sophos
13 11 (1.57%) EMC
13 11 (1.57%) Adobe
14 10 (1.43%) Macromedia
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